Lori Fradkin


Family Feud

Gig ‘em Horns? Hook ‘em Aggies? As a child, I got mixed signals from my football-fanatic family.

Texas History 101

Nearly one hundred years after its founding, the Imperial Sugar Company remains sweet on Texas.

Gig 'em

Senior executive editor Paul Burka, who wrote this month’s cover story, “Corps Values,” talks about diversity at A&M, the future of the Corps of Cadets, and Aggie traditions.

War Torn

Senior editor Gary Cartwright on the battle between the evildoers and the whiners and the future of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

Yang Style

Photographer Peter Yang on getting Aggies to pose for their portrait and what makes a good picture.

Dingus Dishes

Just call her Super Texan. Lone Star guru and Texas Monthly senior editor Anne Dingus launches a new column this month. Here, she shares her thoughts on cacti, culture, and correcting misperceptions.

Texas History 101

Sul Ross State University may be small in size, but its commitment to education has been grand.

Fast Times

Senior editor Pamela Colloff on methamphetamine’s grip on East Texas, talking to addicts, and what it’s like to follow around narcotics investigators.

Charlie’s Angel

Associate editor John Spong on his twelve-step program for former congressman and wild man Charlie Wilson.

Going Coastal

Writer-at-large Suzy Banks talks about tourism in Galveston, moray eels in Kemah, and war stories in Port Isabel.

Texas Tidbits

Over the years, filmmakers have tried to capture the essence of Texas athletics through comedy and drama. These movies tackle the deep-seated sports culture of the state.

Cave Clan

As Natural Bridge Caverns celebrates forty years since its
dedication, its patron family looks back on three
generations of cave life.

Texas History 101

From World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fort Hood
has remained a stalwart structure in U.S. military history.

World View

Executive editor Mimi Swartz on Texas bashing and the
return of the cowboy stereotype.